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2015-06-29 Heresy About DR Congo's Mobutu
[Independent (Kampala)] Why there was never a South Korean but a Congolese miracle

2015-06-29 Orlando Pirates Seal Rare Win in Dolisie
[CAF] A 57th minute goal by defender Happy Jele was enough to earn Orlando Pirates a rare win over Congolese side, AC Leopards in their Group B opener on Saturday in Dolisie.

2015-06-29 Six Bodies Retrieved From Lake Mweru
[Times of Zambia] Six bodies out of the nine people that drowned on Lake Mweru in Luapula Province have so far been retrieved.

2015-06-29 Mazembe Share Spoils With Visiting Hilal
[CAF] Visiting El Hilal snatched a point off TP Mazembe by holding them to a barren draw in their Group A opener on Sunday in Lubumbashi.

2015-06-27 Mother Justice - Waging a War On Rape
[Al Jazeera] In the conflict-ridden east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where dozens of armed groups vie for control of the impoverished nation's mineral riches, one of the fiercest enemies of the warlords is not clad in military fatigues or clutching a Kalashnikov.

2015-06-29 Govt Assures Mokambo Travellers
[Times of Zambia] The Government has assured motorists and travellers using the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Pedicle Road at Mokambo border that they will not be harassed by officials from the neighbouring country.

2015-06-26 DRC - MSF Teams Vaccinate 42,000 Children Against Measles in the Region of Bunyakiri
[MSF] Members of the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) emergency team in the province of South Kivu, in eastern DRC, have vaccinated children and young people aged between 6 months and 15 years after the authorities declared a measles epidemic in the region of Bunyakiri, where several confirmed cases of measles had been recorded.

2015-06-26 Pirates Ready for Leopards
[News24Wire] Orlando Pirates right-back Happy Jele insists that although AC Leopards are a changed team from the one they faced in 2012, they will play the same game.

2015-06-25 ICC Judges to Consider Reducing Lubanga's Jail Term
[Lubanga Trial Website] Next month, judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) will conduct a review to determine whether to reduce the 14-year prison sentence handed down to Thomas Lubanga for using child soldiers in armed conflict.

2015-06-26 "When the Camp Closes I Will Have to Build a Whole New Life"
[The Daily Vox] More than 200 Burundian and Congolese men, women and children face an uncertain future as the Chatsworth camp where they have been sheltering faces closure on Tuesday. The camp has been a temporary home to thousands of refugees following a spate of xenophobic attacks around the country over three months ago. Thousand of others have been repatriated while others have reintegrated into their communities. The remaining occupants of the camp, many of whom lost all their possessions in the attacks, are left wit

2015-06-26 Myeni - Africa Never Easy
[News24Wire] Orlando Pirates midfielder Sifiso Myeni told Sport24 that despite reaching the group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup it's never easy playing in Africa.

2015-06-25 Tinkler - We Going to Compete
[News24Wire] Orlando Pirates have jetted off from the OR Tambo International Airport this morning en route to the Republic of Congo where they will take on AC Leopards over the weekend.

2015-06-24 Malawi Soldier Shoots Himself Dead in DRC Peace-Keeping Mission
[Nyasa Times] Lilongwe -Malawian soldier who was on peace-keeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) shot dead himself using a K2 rifle in the wee hours of Saturday, June 20, 2015, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.

2015-06-23 Jele - Leopards Is a Changed Team
[News24Wire] Happy Jele expects a very different situation when Orlando Pirates travel to Congo to face AC Leopards in a CAF Confederation Cup group encounter this weekend.

2015-06-23 5,000 Illegal Immigrants Repatriated to DRC Over Illegal Stay
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least five thousand citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were repatriated on week end over illegal stay in the country under the operation dubbed "Intermitente.

2015-06-23 The United Nations World Refugee Day
[Monusco] Kinshasa -Martin Kobler, Chief of MONUSCO calls for protection of refugees and peaceful conditions at their home countries

2015-06-23 Congolese Nabbed
[Times of Zambia] A Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) man has been apprehended on suspicion of human trafficking.

2015-06-22 Differences Persist in Elections
[AEP] In the DRC, there fortnight Congolese President has initiated consultations with all actors of civil society. This week, he received the deputies, senators, media owners and students. Each time, the message is the same: we must go to elections in a peaceful climate and support the peace process initiated by the ruling party. Still, the different personalities that Joseph Kabila met expressed divergent views. The most obvious being those between the lower house and the upper house.

2015-06-22 Top Humanitarian Photo Prize Awarded for Reportage of Rape Trials in Democratic Republic of the Congo
[PR Newswire] Geneva -The photojournalist Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi has been chosen by unanimous vote as the winner of the humanitarian Visa d'Or award for her depiction of the trial of 39 soldiers for rape in Minova, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The award is supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and forms part of the annual Visa pour L'Image festival in Perpignan, France.

2015-06-22 Defense Minister Visits Kinshasa
[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Defense minister, João Lourenço, paid on Sunday a working visit to Kinshasa, DR Congo, aimed at discussing with local authorities, under existing bilateral relations, issues of common interest.

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